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Tag Archives: film studies

National Read a Book Day 2022

September 6th marks National Read a Book Day in the United States. To celebrate, we want to share what the Berghahn staff is currently reading and a scholarly reading from Berghahn Books we recommend for you.

Celebrating Pride

Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ community internationally in June, in honor of the Stonewall Riots in 1969.

Clothes, Men, Instagram – suits you sir

by Joshua M. Bluteau, author of Dressing Up: Menswear in the Age of Social Media

Of Soldiers and Dreamers: Peter Lilienthal in Latin America

by Claudia Sandberg  Claudia Sandberg is the author of Peter Lilienthal : A Cinema of Exile and Resistance. Sitting at a wooden bench, the young woman Marcela follows the teacher attentively. She has decided to take part in the literacy campaign that was launched by the Unidad Popular government. In a group with other woman, they have gathered in the meeting place and school of the shanty town community La Victoria, situated at the fringes of the Chilean capital, to get […]

Most Popular Film Articles

We are excited to have virtual presence at the International Screen Studies Conference 2021 June 25-27. Please stop by our virtual booth and explore our offerings.

Celebrate Pride Month with free access to LGBTQ articles and chapters

In celebration of Pride Month in June, enjoy free access to the following articles and chapters from Berghahn.

The 75th anniversary of the founding of the East German film studio DEFA

Elizabeth Ward On 17 May 1946, the Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA) was officially founded. Over the course of the following four decades, the studio produced nearly 700 feature films, as well as hundred of animation and documentary films. By the time it was finally privatised and sold following German reunification, DEFA was one of Europe’s largest […]

Sofia Coppola: The Surface of The Image is Political

In the spirit of esteemed director Sofia Coppola’s fiftieth birthday on 14 May, 2021, we are delighted to share an excerpt of the introduction to Anna Backman Rogers’ award-winning title Sofia Coppola: The Politics of Visual Pleasure.

Commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Read an excerpt from Marek Haltof’s POLISH FILM AND THE HOLOCAUST: Politics and Memory.

International Translation Day

According to the United Nations, International Translation Day is “an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals, which plays an important role in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding and cooperation.”